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High-rent neighborhood of New York City located along one side of Central Park, which is predominately residential with town homes and apartment buildings along with pricey shops, restaurants, and architectural gems such as the Guggenheim Museum and...more
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Reviewed 18 January 2019

If you are visiting NYC but staying in a more affordable neighborhood, it is worth spending one day in The Upper East Side. Beautiful museums, lovely streets to walk and terrific restaurants. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

The Upper East Side is a wonderful upscaled residential area. In addition, it is a great area to explore if you visit the city. There are several avenues to the east of Central Park (Madison, Lexington, Park...). There are many shopping opportunities, department stores (Bloomingdale’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

It's quite obvious leaving Central Park to the east, that you enter a different and richer part of Manhattan. The sound is so much lower and the traffic much lighter than going a few hundred meters South. It's a nice neighbourhood for living I think...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I was reading the reviews that reported how expensive the restaurants are and I thought I as a resident on the edge of the UES might be able to help visitors. The museums are great as are the tony shops on Madison Avenue but if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank krawjay
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Safe area but socialist Mayor and City Council is taxing us to death. Live in cooperative and properly taxes are laughable on a per square foot basis. Homeless problems are not as bad as other areas of our Country.... mass transit is descent despite our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Upper East Side is quite popular as a residential address amongst locals and it also has some really nice restaurants. Its a nice place to hang out and if you are in this side of the town.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The UES is the center of NY Posh. Fifth Ave to Park Ave. have some of the most expensive housing in the city. Madison excels at really pricy shops. If you wonder about the prices, don't go in. The area abounds in fine restaurants, fine...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have stayed twice now in the upper eastside area, once 10 days and once 14 days. Absolutely wonderful neighbourhood.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank KTOWNFAN
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The Upper East Side has some of the most exclusive addresses in NYC. There are many great restaurants in this area. Also, you have museums and Central Park. This is more of a bedroom community. A great place to raise a family.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed 22 March 2018

No museum in the United States is as celebrated as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The largest Art Museum in The United States this homage to the world of Art is spilling over with masterpieces from all over the world, including notable collections from Ancient...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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